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51 min ago | EDGE

The Selected Letters Of Elia Kazan

In his time, Elia Kazan was the most influential director of his generation, collaborating with the most gifted actors, writers and designers on the stage and in film.

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Related Topix: Music!, On the Waterfront, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, A Streetcar Named Desire, Splendor in the Grass, Arts, Celebrities, Marlon Brando

4 hrs ago | Monterey County Herald

Monterey: California's First Theater under restoration

Mike Tonioli, supervisor with Spectra Company, at work on the California's First Theatre in Monterey on April 23, 2014.

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Related Topix: California, Arts, Monterey, CA

Wed Apr 23, 2014

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Bronze statue of Roger Ebert to be unveiled

Roger Ebert's final blog posting last April ended with his hopeful sign-off, "I'll see you at the movies."

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Related Topix: Arts, Illinois

San Gabriel Valley Tribune

REDCAT International Childrena s Film Festival and more special movie screenings in the L.A. area

I was crazy about cartoons when I was a child. I could never get enough of them in those pre-cable days.

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Related Topix: Arts, Los Angeles, CA, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Thriller, Mystery Movies, Murder!, Drama Movies, Vocal, Alfred Hitchcock

EDGE

The Wholehearted

The one filmic technique that the theatre longs for more than any other is the close-up, in particular the close-up of the face.

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WKBT

Theater performance to highlight impact of military sexual assault

A 2013 Pentagon survey showed out of nearly 1.4 million people in the U.S. military, as many as 26,000 might've been sexually assaulted.

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EDGE

Ex-Fox Exec Denies Allegations in Sex Abuse Suit

A former Fox television executive on Tuesday denied allegations that he sexually abused a teen through a sex ring involving underage children.

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Related Topix: Arts, Social Software

WGBH

As Shakespeare Turns 450, 'Hamlet' Tour Makes The World A Stage

No one knows the exact date of William Shakespeare's birth, but devotees have adopted April 23 as the day to celebrate - and this year, the man from Stratford turns 450.

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WALK 97.5

Fmr. Theater Director Guilty of Child Porn Possession

A former director of a Long Island community theater group faces up to four years in prison after his conviction for possession of child pornography.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

The News Tribune

Review: Neil Patrick Harris crushes it in 'Hedwig'

And it's not just trying on a new role. He is lowered to the stage in a jumpsuit and ferociously feathered blond wig and immediately begins the show's first rock-punk song, getting down on all fours, grinding into the microphone stand or licking the guitarist's strings.

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Related Topix: The Smurfs, Neil Patrick Harris, Musical Theater, Arts

Broadway

MCC Theater's 2014-15 Season Will Include World Premiere of The Money Shot by Neil LaBute

The world premiere of Neil LaBute's The Money Shot will kick off MCC Theater's 2014-15 Main Stage season at the Lucille Lortel Theatre.

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Bellingham Herald

Musical based on 'Found' aims for Atlantic Theater

This fall, the Atlantic Theater Company will present the world premiere of "Found," a show built around discarded notes and other ephemera that litter the streets.

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Related Topix: Arts, Poetry, Musical Theater

CBS Local

National Theatre to Bring 'Newsies,' 'Pippin'

The theater announced Monday that the Tony Award-winning productions of "Pippin" and "Newsies" will play multiple-week engagements.

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Related Topix: Arts, Marie Osmond, Country

Marshall Independent

Refusing to let catastrophic fall define a life

When someone told her to move out of the way during a scene change for "The Wizard of Oz," Tasha Schuh took one step back.

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Related Topix: Arts, Ellsworth, WI

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Breckenridge American

'Wicked' composer, others fight sheet music piracy

By now, some young musical theater fans have received an email from Stephen Schwartz asking them to stop illegally downloading sheet music from any of his shows.

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Related Topix: Musical Theater, Arts, Associated Press, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Madison County, NY

Tri-cityherald.com

Lawsuit accuses entertainment figures of sex abuse

Plaintiff Michael Egan III, center, 31, his mother Bonnie Mound, left, and attorney Jeff Herman take questions from the media during a news conference in Beverly Hills, Calif., Monday, April 21, 2014.

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Related Topix: Beverly Hills, CA, X-Men, Action Movies, Thriller, Science Fiction Movies, Entertainment, Arts, Social Software

Norwalk Citizen News

Maine theater troupe says school ruined costumes

A Maine theater company is suing a New Jersey school district with a complaint that the school damaged costumes loaned for a production of the musical comedy "Spamalot."

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Related Topix: Arts, Edison, NJ

Playbill

Public Theater's 2014-15 Slate Includes Stew-Heidi Rodewald Musical,...

The Total Bent , a new musical from Passing Strange creators Stew and Heidi Rodewald , as well as premieres by Young Jean Lee, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Lemon Andersen will be produced as part of The Public Theater 's 2014-15 season.

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Related Topix: Arts, Lin-Manuel Miranda

Detroit Free Press

Troy native Sutton Foster shows different shades in 'Violet'

Maybe it's something in the water, but a number of musical theater's leading leading ladies have made distinctly bold choices this season.

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Related Topix: Musical Theater, Arts, North Carolina

Green Bay Press-Gazette

25 years after its founding, Theater for Young Audiences is still performing

Deb Sabol-Williams isn't trying to turn out hundreds of actors, dancers and theater professionals.

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Related Topix: Arts, Sheboygan, WI, Sheboygan County, WI, Family, Kids

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